Special Guest: Tarin Waizman – Product Business Manager at Cellebrite

In this episode, we are joined by Tarin Waizman, Product Business Manager from the UFED group at Cellebrite. She is an expert in handling cryptocurrency investigations and will be discussing the basics of cryptocurrency, how it works, and why it is so important.

How Cryptocurrency Investigations Relate to Digital Forensics

Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, can be used to buy basic goods such as cars, food, and houses but they are also often used for criminal purposes such as purchasing drugs, darknet transactions and donating to terrorism. Although people assume crypto crimes are mostly financial crimes, they are also involved in child exploitation, terrorism, narcotics, human trafficking, and more.

3 Reasons Cryptocurrencies are a Magnet for Criminal Activity

  1. Fast Transaction Speed
  2. Ease of Use
  3. Pseudo-Anonymity

Listen to the full episode to learn the details of how cryptocurrencies work, the challenges involved with them, and crypto investigations.

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